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  1. Soccer camp begins next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | The Sparta Independent

    Don DeStefano took over the camp in 2001 from Pat O'Donohue who had coached DeStefano for four years at Newton High School. The camp was called Soccer Skills Academy and he ran it with Brian Martin and Matt Martinka.

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  2. Sparta police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    Speed yields weed arrest On June 23 at approximately 12 pm, P.O. Erick Finley stopped a grey Jeep Compass on Rt. 15 north for speeding, 76 in a 55 mph zone.

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  3. Good, old-fashioned strawberry fest this SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    By Laurie Gordon STILLWATER - It's a hurry-up-and-rush world these days. How about sitting down and relaxing for a few minutes and enjoying a good, old-fashioned strawberry festival? Come to the hamlet of Stillwater to the Academy Building/Historical Museum this Sunday, June 24, from noon to three for a family friendly, throwback-in-time happening.

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  4. Boating on beautiful Lake AeroflexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    By Laurie Gordon ANDOVER - It's located about a mile from Route 206 and just a few miles north of Route 80 in Andover: but you'd never know that. There's even a small airport along its northern shores, but the airport is tiny and the planes but a gentle murmur in the distance.

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  5. Construction begins on glass recycling facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    The company was founded in 2014 and currently operates a facility in Jersey City, which will remain open. The new $55 million, 250,000 square foot facility in Andover is expected to be able to process 90 tons of glass per hour, or up to 15,000 tons per week, more than tripling the company's current output.

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  6. Homebrewers take their craft campingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    The club, formed in 2012, celebrates the thousands-year-old tradition of homebrewing and promotes the sharing of recipes, tips, and techniques for making one's own beer, cider, and mead. MASH-NJ is proudly affiliated with the American Homebrewers Association, which was incorporated in 1978.

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  7. Importance of pollinators, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    We begin with a pollinators' and regular plant sale by local business, Nestor's Greenhouse from Andover, NJ. Following this 6 pm to 7 pm plant sale, continue to learn on the how, why, and the best ways to naturally encourage a productive garden by listening to Jeannie Geremia, VP of NJ Garden Clubs, on “Creating a Pollinators' Garden.” Pollinators are her passion and she is notable and instrumental in the naming of the Black Swallowtail as New Jersey State Butterfly a few years ago.

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  8. Adults with autism group holds fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    Since 2015, the Andover non-profit organization, Life With Joy Inc., has been on a mission to create safe housing, inclusive programs, vocational and social skills for adults with autism over the age of 21. Traditionally, they are “aged” out of the system with little access to supported programs. Founders Susan and Gary Kolb created Life With Joy based on their autistic 25-year-old son Arthur.

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  9. Fencing classes offered in SpartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    From left, first row: Griffin Brawer , Mila Valentin , Adam Mustafa , Michael Marsico ; second row: Maestro Trudnos , Allen Trudnos , Santino Ronchi , Bruno Martinez , Torin Smith - The National Fencing Alliance club offers fencing classes on weekly basis at the Police Athletic League gym at 38 Station Road in Sparta. Year-round fencing sessions are held every Wednesdays from 4 to 5 pm.

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  10. Residents 'Cram the Cruiser' for foodRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    Conducted by Sparta Township Police on March 31, officers collected food donations outside of the supermarket for the Sussex County Food Pantry in Newton. Chief of Sparta Police Neil Spidaletto said that there were 10 police cruiser cars full of food items from Sparta residents and about $1000 in cash donations.

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  11. Pass It Along's triathlon in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    Participants must pre-register for this event, which sells out quickly and closes at 350 entries. This year's presenting sponsors are Newton Medical Center and Atlantic Sports Health.

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  12. Black Bear Fitness celebrates 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    Their gym anniversary. Twenty years ago, on a nondescript stretch of Route 15, they found what had once been a pencil factory, leased it, gutted it, laid out what they wanted, and built a gym from the ground up.

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  13. AUGUSTA a " The SCARC Foundation, Inc. announced that a oeThe Alley Catsa will...Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    The SCARC Foundation, Inc. announced that “The Alley Cats” will be this year's entertainment for their annual Foundation Honors Event on Thursday, March 22, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 9:15 pm at Perona Farms in Andover, New Jersey. They will take the stage alongside emcee, Fox & Friends First co-host Heather Childers.

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  14. The Alley Cats to perform at SCARC eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    They will take the stage alongside emcee, Fox & Friends first co-host Heather Childers. The fun-filled event will begin with registration silent auction and reception at 6:00 pm.

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  15. NEWTON a " A pharmacist workshop will be hosted by the Coalition for Healthy and Safe...Read the original story

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    A pharmacist workshop will be hosted by the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities, a program of Center for Prevention on Sunday, Feb. 25, from 6-8 p.m. with registration starting at 5:30 p.m. This workshop will provide Pharmacists with a Narcan training along with an update on available resources for the prevention of substance use and opioid overdose. Providing overdose recognition and response education is a harm reduction intervention that saves lives.

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  16. Kittatinny Rangers carry on do-si-do tradition for fun, exerciseRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    PHOTO PROVIDED The Kittatinny Rangers, the last surviving Western square dance club in Sussex County, held its annual holiday party in January at the Farmstead Country Club in Andover. Members of the Kittatinny Rangers, the last surviving Western square dance club in Sussex County, got together in January for their holiday part at the Farmstead County Club in Andover.

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  17. Two trailers stolen in AndoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    According to the Andover Township Police Department, police are investigating the theft of two trailers primarily used for housing racing supplies and vehicles. The theft occurred between the hours of midnight and 1 AM on January 13, 2018.

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  18. Meeting for teens interested first responder careerRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    This is an exciting opportunity for Sussex County residents ages 14 – 20 and surrounding communities. The meeting is a chance for the student's parents to learn about the upcoming emergency services Exploring program.

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  19. Sparta police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Third party complaint nabs drunk driver On Nov. 26 at approximately 02:08 am, a third party caller contacted Sparta Dispatch to report an erratic driver. The caller reported that the suspect vehicle was pulling into the Quick Chek parking lot.

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  20. ANDOVER a " Remember Harry Chapin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | The Sparta Independent

    Remember Harry Chapin? He's the popular singer and songwriter from 1970's best remembered for the classic "Taxi" and the "Cat's in the Cradle." Chapin wrote all his own songs, except one.

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